Texas Tech University

Jason Headrick, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Leadership & Community Development
Agricultural Education and Communications

Email: jason.headrick@ttu.edu

Phone: (806) 834-5749

Dr. Headrick's research focuses on leadership education and the Access around it: leadership education pedagogy, access to leadership education/training in communities/ rural communities, and diversity and inclusion as they center on access to leadership and leadership education. His dissertation research focused on the pedagogy of leadership MOOCS (Massive Open Online Courses).

Headrick will teach the introductory leadership courses for both undergraduate and graduate students, and looks forward to expanding his course offerings. Headrick notes that he is passionate about teaching and wants students to feel comfortable understanding how to apply leadership concepts outside of the classroom.

Headrick serves on the editorial board for the Journal of Agricultural Hemp Research. In addition, he has served on the Association of Leadership Educators (ALE) Conference Planning Committee and as a reviewer for that organization. Through AAAE, he has been a conference moderator and is a member of the AAAE Identity and Inclusion Hangout Group.

Headrick is a native of Tompkinsville, Kentucky, where he grew up heavily involved in 4-H, serving as Kentucky State 4-H Vice-President, and working on his family's tobacco and timber farm. He attended the University of Kentucky, receiving a B.S. in Agricultural Communications and his M.S. in Community & Leadership Development. Headrick completed his Ph.D. at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in Human Sciences with a focus in Leadership Studies. While at Nebraska, he served as a Graduate Studies Ambassador, a member of the N150 Commission, and received the Outstanding Graduate Student Teaching Award (UNL Graduate Studies) and the Holling Family Teaching Award (UNL CASNR).

Contact Dr. Headrick at (806) 834-5749 or jason.headrick@ttu.edu

Twitter: @TTUAgLeadership

Jason Headrick